Mangalsutra is an important jewelry piece in a married woman’s jewelry collection. Although it has the same purpose over thousands of years, the mangalsutra designs and styles need to change with the latest times. In this article, I will discuss to you the latest diamond mangalsutra designs.
Based on the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) style trend report I’ve come up with these mangalsutra trends. This year there will be a lot more use of rose gold, gemstones, art deco style, and fancy cut diamonds. You’ll see your girlfriends take a more ultra-modern, futuristic vibe, less is more approach towards their jewelry pieces. Focus on one statement piece rather than layers. Let’s get started.
Rose Gold Mangalsutra Designs:
The use of rose gold in mangalsutra will be increasingly more popular as rose stands for deep love and luxury. The fashion industry has a long history with rose gold. It’s a timeless metal since it’s not as gaudy as shiny yellow gold. Copper and silver are added to pure gold alloy. This forms rose gold. 18K rose gold is my personal favorite.
This rose gold mangalsutra is extremely stunning with a simple shape that is a reminiscent of the Indian culture. At the same time it has a modern and elegant look. If you’re someone that loves simplicity, this mangalsutra is for you.
Arc Mangalsutra in rose gold is a contemporary design for a woman who loves modern and simplistic styles. This design is perfect for office and everyday wear. A rose gold and diamond mangalsutra can be the most romantic piece in the jewelry box.
Art Deco Style Mangalsutra Designs:
Art Deco style was a movement in decorative arts. It combines modernist styles with fine craftsmanship and rich materials. Art Deco represents luxury, glamour, exuberance, and faith in social and technological progress. It gained popularity in the 1920s and 1930s. Art Deco was influenced by the bold geometric forms and bright colors. Although you may have not heard of a term Art Deco Mangalsutra, this style brings a new character and style that you should consider. It’s modernist and with interesting forms and proportions. It’s perfect for the woman who loves to try different things and is a trendsetter.
Fancy Cut Diamond Mangalsutra Designs:
Fancy cut diamonds are basically diamond that is not round in shape. There are so many diamond shapes available such as pear, marquise, oval, baguette, emerald cut, cushion cut, and heart-shape. Today’s consumer are geared towards diamonds customized and tailored to their taste. Everyone falls in love with certain shapes that become an important part of their personal style. Fancy cut diamonds give consumers the option to choose a stone that reflects their unique aesthetic, so it makes sense that fancy cuts are gaining popularity in this age of personalization and unconventional engagement rings.
Looking for a new designer mangalsutra? Below is a modern and timeless design for a mangalsutra. It’s one of our signature styles and extremely popular. If you love statement pieces, this is definitely the one to go for.
Fancy cut diamonds create a lace like composition, the black beads are only in the front part, and the rest of the chain is gold. It’s a creative design around black beaded chain. This make it more wearable at work and special occasions.
Charm Mangalsutra Designs:
Charm style jewelry is one of the oldest styles of jewelry. It all started with charm bracelets and slowly transitioning into neck pieces. Traditionally a woman brings an simple chain. She then chooses and adds special charm designs that have a personal meaning to her own life. There is a long history on how they were introduced by ancient Egyptians in 3000 BC. Here’s an interesting interview about the History of Charm Bracelets by NPR.
Charm mangalsutras are new. It’s basically a mangalsutra chain with beads or without beads. You can add any number of charms as desired. Each charm has a special meaning and sort of a glittering billboard of one’s hope and dreams. Gold and diamond charms of the moon and stars are beautifully laced on a 22K gold chain with a hint of black beads. This gives it a bit of a boho look. This is a extremely interesting way to have you mangalsutra set up so that you can change the charm based on the current theme, life event going on.
The simple mangalsutra design below has a characteristics and a look of a charm necklace. The individual pieces are permanent. They arranged like charms hugging your neck. It’s an extremely playful design and definitely very different than the traditional mangalsutras that you may be familiar with. If you like to be different, love some extra bling and are more playful with your jewelry this style is perfect for you.
Precious Gemstones Mangalsutra Designs:
Mangalsutras will incorporate more natural gemstones like amber, ammolite, emeralds and other precious stones. Gemstones provide a lot of color and personality to any piece of jewelry. You can use gemstones in creative ways. For example, you can choose your or your partners birthstone in the mangalsutra.
Below are sketches of some of the pieces in the works with rubies and emeralds. Although the design is moreso like a traditional mangalsutra, the addition of the gemstones gives it more of a character and personality.
I hope this article was helpful to you when it comes to choosing the right mangalsutra for you. Although these are just a few designs to demonstrate the trends, there can many more designs of a mangalsutra.
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